"The statues will serve as an ongoing reminder to pray for all of those who fell in the Falklands War, while also giving us a symbol of unity in faith and an aid to our prayers for peace," says the UK's Bishop of the Forces, Paul Mason.
International reports on religious freedom confirm time and again that Christians are the most persecuted group, says ACN.
The story of Sr Oliva Maria demonstrates “the far-flung places to which Irish missionaries went and the diverse nature of their work and supports that they provided for the poor and marginalised”.
The majority of Catholics worldwide now live south of the Equator and, by 2025, four out of five Catholics will be Spanish speaking
Around 750 people suffer with HD in Ireland and there are more than 3,000 at risk.
“If you play for the good of the group, then it is easier to win.”
“Everywhere we go we want people to have a special moment with him. When I watch people praying in front of the Saint’s relics I can see that something is happening to them; some are crying, others look so relieved.”
Outpouring of devotion by thousands of devotees expected in Cahir, Killarney, Knock, Sligo, Dublin, Longford, Derry and Armagh.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols and We Are Church Ireland commend Pope on the vitality and freshness that he has sustained over the past three years.
In his homily at the shrine of the Virgin of Caacupe, the Pope linked his admiration of Paraguayan women with his devotion to Our Lady.
"What will happen will be determined exclusively by the courts and we know from past experience that test cases can produce unexpected results” - Archbishop Martin.
“I have serious concerns about the blunt refusal to give any real guarantees regarding freedom of religion in relation to the referendum."
Fr Liam Hayes dedicated his life to the poor of Obera where he set up homes for children and adults with severe physical and intellectual disabilities as well as a hospice.
“Church renewal is coming primarily through an emphasis on collegiality and the restoration of the synodal process to what it was intended to be in Vatican II" - Austen Ivereigh.
Polish saint showed the sick how to “carry the cross of suffering with joy” - Pope Francis.
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Pontiff announces special Jubilee Year of Mercy to begin on Feast of the Immaculate Conception and continue until Feast of Christ the King in 2016.
Fr Liam Hayes SVD founded homes in Argentina for some of the world’s most forgotten people.
Two great-nephews aged two and eight months dead, as well as their mother, while Pope's nephew battles for his life.
Irish teenagers who returned from the World Person Project in Argentina are convinced that it is possible to build a world of peace and understanding.
“If everyone could experience the [...]
Event in Argentina brings teens together from all over the world to promote universal brotherhood and understanding.
Initiative aimed at uniting the world in asking for peace in warring countries.
"It was like being touched by the hand of God" mother of six enthuses.
Parents of 100-year-old prelate emigrated from Ireland to Buenos Aires.